General Politics

Kissi Agyebeng storms court for the first time as SP in Mahama Ayariga trial

The Bawku Central Member of Parliament, Mahama Ayariga, and one other are expected back in court in relation to his tax evasion case.

The newly appointed Special Prosecutor Kisi Agyebeng will monitor proceedings for the first time at the Financial court 2 in Accra as the case travels its full throttle.

EIB Network Court correspondent, Murtala Inusah reports that the Special Prosecutor, Kissi Agyebeng has arrived in court ahead of the hearing.

The accused person and his lawyers have also arrived, Murtala revealed.

Background

Mr Ayariga was charged with using his public office for private gain under the first-ever Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu.

He has also been accused of tax evasion in the clearance of vehicles and illegal transfer of foreign exchange from Ghana to Dubai without having the required license to undertake such transaction.

But Ayariga insists he is innocent and has accused the Special Prosecutor of unfairly targeting him.

Source: Kasapafmonline.com

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